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Welcome to Thompson Cancer Survival Center

We are more than a world class cancer center. We are a cancer survival center, where leading cancer specialists use the most advanced technologies to achieve breakthrough successes in treating many types of cancer. Our physicians are supported by a team of patient navigators, dietitians, genetics counselors, clinical trial specialists, physicists, pharmacists, therapists, technologists, oncology nurses, social workers, and counselors are here to treat and beat cancer. In addition to the original downtown Knoxville location, Thompson facilities are located in West Knoxville, Oak Ridge, and Sevierville.

For more information about the Thompson Cancer Survival Center, call (865) 331-1678.

For physician referral, call (865) 374-8272. 

This facility complies with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex. Click here to learn more.

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Thompson Cancer Survival Center offers comprehensive medical specialties at our hospitals, outpatient centers and physician clinics.

For a full listing of our services, please visit our services page.

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Patients are the most important people at Thompson Cancer Survival Center. Use the quick links below to conveniently access your information, register for a class or event, or find a physician.

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In order to meet the growing needs of our community, we are building a $20 million outpatient facility in South Knoxville. We are excited about this project and remain committed to making excellent healthcare more convenient and accessible than ever before.
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Getting an influenza vaccine this fall will be more important than ever, not only to reduce your family's risk from the flu but also to help conserve healthcare resources. Covenant Health, Blount Memorial Hospital, East Tennessee Children's Hospital, Tennova Healthcare and UT Medical Center urge everyone ages 6 months or older to get a flu shot. Help keep our community safe from another respiratory illness during the COVID-19 pandemic. #FightFlu ... See MoreSee Less

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Meet Jodi Haney, another nurse navigator from our West Knoxville location!

We asked Jodi what she liked about her job... she responded, "I love being able to walk beside patients on their cancer and treatment journey. Navigators offer support and provide education to patients and I'm proud to be a part of our nurse navigation program!"

We're proud to have you, Jodi! #BehindTheMask
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Audra Young is a medical dosimetrist at our West Knoxville location. She works with our oncologists and radiation therapists to develop targeted treatment plans unique for each cancer patient. #behindthemask #everydayhero ... See MoreSee Less

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Lora Fout is a nurse navigator at our West Knoxville location.

In her role, she helps patients coordinate and understand each step of the cancer treatment process. She describes it best... "As a navigator, my goal is to help patients and their loved ones go through a difficult time with fewer obstacles. It is a privilege to walk on this journey with them."
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Visit this page to get information about all of Thompson Cancer Survival Center’s locations around the region.

Thompson Cancer Survival Center News

  • Lather Up and Cover Up To Avoid Skin Cancer

    Grant Clark, MD, medical director of radiation oncology at Thompson Cancer Survival Center’s downtown clinic, provides advice on avoiding skin cancer.

  • Wei Lin, MD

    Wei Lin, MD “My goal is to provide personalized, compassionate care to every patient I treat.”  Board Certification:  Medical Oncology  Fellowship:  Hematology and Medical Oncology Tom Baker Cancer Center University of Calgary Alberta, Canada  Residency:  Internal Medicine Canton Medical Education Foundation Canton, OH  Medical School:  Shanghai Medical University China  Location: Thompson Oncology Group – West […]

  • DAISY Award Winners – July 2020

    Two nurse navigators at Thompson Cancer Survival Center were honored with The DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses on July 21, 2020. The award is part of the DAISY Foundation’s program to recognize the super-human efforts nurses perform every day. The DAISY Award was established in 1999 by the family of a patient who had received […]

  • Cofer, Saunders, Clark, and Meyer Named 2020 Top Docs

    On behalf of the entire medical team at Thompson Cancer Survival Center, we are proud to congratulate Kenneth Cofer, MD and Brook Saunders, MD for being recognized as top Gynecologic Oncologists in Cityview Magazine’s Top Doc issue. Grant Clark, MD and Joseph Meyer, MD, also part of Thompson Cancer Survival Center’s care team, were  recognized […]

  • Covenant Health Participates in Convalescent Plasma Clinical Trial for COVID-19 Patients

    Covenant Health hospitals have joined a nationwide effort to begin treating some COVID-19 patients with convalescent plasma transfusions as part of a clinical trial. Convalescent plasma is donated by patients who have recovered from COVID-19 and is being given experimentally to current COVID-19 patients who are experiencing severe or life-threatening symptoms. The “Expanded Access to […]

  • Welcome Michael Magee, MD

    Michael Magee, MD “We specialize in hope!“ Board Certification:  Hematology and Medical Oncology Fellowship:  Oncology Memorial Sloan Kettering, New York City, NY Hematology Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN Residency:  Internal Medicine Baptist Memorial Hospital, Memphis, TN Medical School:  University of Tennessee Location: Thompson Oncology Group – Blount 220 BMH Cancer Center, Maryville, TN 37804 (865) 977-1065 […]

  • Thompson Cancer Survival Center Joins National Cancer Consortium to Study COVID-19

    Thompson Cancer Survival Center, a member of Covenant Health, has joined The COVID-19 and Cancer Consortium, a national organization whose goal is to understand the effects of COVID-19 on cancer patients. Initial data suggests these patients have a higher risk of serious complications due to coronavirus than non-cancer patients, and the consortium hopes to rapidly […]

  • Telehealth Visits Available During COVID-19

    To ensure the health and safety of our patients and staff from the risk of coronavirus (COVID-19), whenever possible, we’re recommending telehealth ( visits. This service is for certain established AND new patients. Here are some frequently asked questions and answers about these types of visits: How are telehealth visits conducted? Telehealth visits are video […]

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